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We have seen the present, and it does not work


The Welsh town of Chepstow has celebrated declaring itself plastic-free by hanging a large plastic banner at a town entrance.

From Poor QT’s Almanack

Beware the ides of National Women’s Motorcycle Month.

Day 495, America held hostage


News Headline: “Trump’s not a liar. He’s a madman.”
A reminder:
There is always multi-tasking.

From the QT police blotter


News Headline:
“A man is in jail after assaulting another man with a watermelon.”
It happened in a seedy part of town.
QT will stop now.

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In other news. . . .


News Headline: ” ‘Roseanne’ reboot holds a mirror to America.”
There are bookshelves with books in Roseanne’s TV living room.
Must be a mirror to somewhere else.

Day 433, America held hostage


News Headline: “Why is Trump so quiet?”
One explanation:
He has finally said everything that could possibly be said about anything.
At least twice.

From the QT Archive of Knowledge

+ There were 10,329 vegans in Slovenia in 2008.
+ Iran is four times the size of Iraq.

From the QT Archive of Knowledge

+ Dr. Seuss intended his name to rhyme with “choice.”
+ James Madison’s last words were: “I always talk better lying down.”

From the QT Archive of Knowledge

+ Male honeybees explode after mating.
+ Rush Limbaugh’s bathroom has a bidet.

Worst of breed


News Headline: “For China’s ‘Year of the Dog,’ mall erects giant Trump dog statue.”
Even though the man isn’t White House-trained.
And barks and howls for no apparent reason.
And sheds blame everywhere you look.
Which isn’t to mention the tiny paws. . . .